City Council Passes Earned Sick Leave Legislation

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Sick Leave Bill sponsor Councilman Bill Greenlee

On Thursday, March 14, 2013 a clear majority of Philadelphia’s City Council passed legislation that will allow workers, who dont already have the opportunity, to earn paid sick days. The legisltion, if not vetoed, will benefit over 180,000 Philadelphia residents.

The Bill’s sponsor, Councilman Bill Greenlee remarked – “I am heartened by today’s vote, and the expression by a solid majority of my colleagues that healthy workplaces and fairness for employees are good for Philadelphia’s economy.” See links below for more information regarding the passage of Earned Sick Leave legislation.

031413 NEWS RELEASE – GREENLEE STATEMENT ON PASSAGE OF HEALTHY FAMILIES AND WORKPLACES BILL (1)

Sick Leave Fact Sheet    Sick Leave Fact Sheet 2

http://http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com/2013/03/14/phila-city-council-passes-another-paid-sick-leave-bill-mayoral-veto-expected/

http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com/2013/03/15/future-of-paid-sick-leave-bill-now-in-mayors-hands/

http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com/2013/03/05/philadelphia-lawmakers-push-paid-sick-leave-measure-forward-again/

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5 Comments on "City Council Passes Earned Sick Leave Legislation"

  1. Dan Haney April 8, 2013 at 2:58 pm -

    Call Councilman Dennis O’Brien or Mark Squilla. at 877-560-4055. You will be connected to one of the two Councilman. Urge them to support this bill, and be the 12 vote needed to over ride the Mayors veto. Leave a message if you get their voice mail.

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